85TH INFANTRY REGIMENT
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Distinctive Unit Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Per fess dancetté Azure and Argent, in chief a ram's head affronté of the second and in base a jack boot Vert. Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Blue scroll turned Silver inscribed "FIX BAYONETS" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
The blue is for Infantry and the ram's head symbolizes a unit skilled in mountain activity. The white (silver) base with the dancetté partition line represents snow-capped mountains and the green boot is an allusion to service in Italy.

Background
The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 18 May 1951.




Coat of Arms


Description/Blazon

Shield

Per fess dancetté Azure and Argent, in chief a ram's head affronté of the second and in base a jack boot Vert.

Crest

None.

Motto

FIX BAYONETS.

Symbolism

Shield

The blue is for Infantry and the ram's head symbolizes a unit skilled in mountain activity. The white base with the dancetté partition line represents snow-capped mountains and the green boot is an allusion to service in Italy.

Crest

None.

Background
The coat of arms was approved on 18 May 1951.





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